Convicting the Innocent
DNA Exonerations Database

Andrew Johnson

First Name Andrew
Last NameJohnson
Year of Conviction1989
Year of Exoneration2013
State of ConvictionWyoming
Trial, Bench Trial, or Guilty PleaTrial
Type of CrimeRape
Death SentenceNo
Life / LWOP sentenceLife
Gender of ExonereeMale
Race of exonereeBlack
Types of evidence at trial
  • Eyewitness
  • Forensic Evidence
Type of Forensic Evidence
  • Serology
Brief Quote / Description of Testimony

Analyst testified that Johnson was within five percent of the population that could have contributed to the sample

Identity of eyewitness
  • Victim
Highest level reachedNR